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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, May 20, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.05.20B
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, May 20, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Dumbarton Oaks Park
Green Garden
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter regarding the widening and construction of paths for Dumbarton Oaks Park, Beatrix Farrand's next planned trip to Dumbarton Oaks, and how to cover Anne Sweeney's salary.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand's San Marino, California letterhead. Address crossed out and "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine" typed beside it. Signed in black ink. Penciled question mark besides paragraph discussing Anne Sweeney's salary.

Includes carbon copy of a letter from Beatrix Farrand to James Bryce, discussing the logistics involved in widening and constructing a path in Dumbarton Oaks Park, the budget for Anne Sweeney's salary, and various garden-related matters.

Enclosed typewritten carbon copy; unsigned. Penciled note at the top, "For Mr. Thacher."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Bar Harbor (Me.)
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Dumbarton Oaks Park (Washington, D.C.)
construction (assembling)
designs (concepts)
Bryce, James
Washington (D.C.)
travel
consulting
Dumbarton Oaks
New York (N.Y.)
White oak
Pruning
budgets
Clark, Ethel Burnet
Root, Irving C.
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
Sweeney, Anne
salaries
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Russell, Ellis
summer (season)
Moving, Household
California
Plants
Jasmine
lanterns (lighting devices)
flagstone
swimming pools
Harvard University
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)